Council Tax in Bromsgrove
Direct Debit is the simplest way for you to pay your bills or
make regular payments to any kind of organisation that accept
Direct Debit payments. It saves time, is more convenient and gives
you greater control over your money.
You can switch to Direct Debit today by telephoning the
council's customer service centre on 01527 881288 or by
completing a Direct Debit form.
You can use our online payments system to
pay your Council Tax
These pages contain information about Council Tax, how the
amount you pay is calculated, where the money is spent, the
reductions available and how to make payments.
Empty Homes Review
In conjunction with Liberata/Capacity Grid, Bromsgrove District
Council are supporting the governments initiative to tackle the
shortfall in national housing. Bromsgrove Council is currently
undertaking a review of empty Council Tax properties.
Please follow the link below to update the property records for
If you need any help completing the form, please contact
Liberata/Capacity Grid on telephone number 0845
Monthly Instalment Scheme
Council Tax is normally payable in 10
instalments, however you have the right to request payment of your
2013-14 Council Tax Demand by 12 instalments. If you
would like to pay in 12 instalments then you must request this in
writing, the request must be received by the Council by 15th
April 2013. However, we recommend that you telephone us to discuss
switching.2013-14 Financial information
The financial information for
the year 1st April 2013 to 31st March 2014 for
the major precept authorities can be found in the following
Bromsgrove District Council
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Mercia
and Worcester Fire Authority
Council Tax Charges
Council Tax Charges
Tax Charges 2011/12
Tax Charges 2010/11
Tax Charges 2009/10
Tax Charges 2008/09
You can click on the links below to find out more about Council
Tax in Bromsgrove.
Latest Information -
April 1st 2013
Unfortunately due to technical issues with our
computer system Self Service is currently not
Please accept our apologies for this and be assured that
we are working on a resolution for this problem.
In the meantime if you require advice about your Council
Tax account please contact the Customer Service Centre on
It is now possible to view your Council Tax account online
through our eCitizen service.
Access to this service
Once you have registered for this service you will receive a
PIN to enable you to view details of your Council
Register for Electronic Communication.
Bromsgrove District Council has implemented Self Service.
Shortly we will be introducing Electronic Communication. This will
enable our residents to receive Council Tax demand notices
electronically through email.
Registration form for Electronic
What is Council Tax?
Council Tax is a locally set tax that is payable on all domestic
properties. In most cases there will be one bill per property,
whether it is a house, bungalow, flat, maisonette, mobile home or
houseboat, and whether it is owned or rented.
For more information please see our What is
Council Tax page.
Valuation, Banding and Appeals
Each dwelling has been placed in one of eight bands and the
valuation band is decided by the Valuation Office Agency.
A copy of the Council Tax Valuation List can be viewed at the
Customer Service Centre, School Drive, Bromsgrove.
For more information please see our Valuation, Banding and Appeals page.
Paying your Council Tax
If you have received a Council Tax demand you will be need to
pay the instalments shown on the demand on or before the instalment
For more information, and details on how to make payments please
see our Payments page.
How to reduce your bill
The Council Tax that you have to pay can be reduced if you are
able to claim a Council Tax discount or are entitled to Council Tax
Reduction (replaces Council Tax Benefit from 1st April 2013).
For more information please see our Exemptions, Discounts and Reductions page.
If you are moving into the Bromsgrove area and will be paying
Council Tax for the first time, or if you are moving house within
or out of Bromsgrove you should let us know straight away.
For more details and to download the relevant forms please see